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  • Photo by David Gibson via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/oATenb High energy prices fuel uncertainty on fiscal front


    The energy crisis fuelled by the Ukraine conflict will dominate the attention of Finance Ministry officials in the coming months as uncertainty over supplies during the winter has been priced into natural gas prices, which have reached 160 euros/MWh, creating doubts about the cost of the latest energy subsidy scheme.

  • Photo via https://flic.kr/p/4jiDas Handling of energy crisis under fire as gas interruption tests supply security

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government continued to face criticism for its response to the energy crisis on the day it announced an extension of its fuel voucher scheme. Opposition parties are calling for more radical measures, as an interruption of gas supplies from Russia is set to provide a first crash test of the country’s energy security planning.

  • New energy subsidy scheme nearing launch as public remains sceptical

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government submitted to Parliament on Tuesday an amendment paving the way for the latest energy subsidy scheme to be launched in the coming weeks, a programme New Democracy hopes will assuage the public and win back some of the support it has lost over the last few months as the cost-of-living crisis has gripped Greek households.

  • Photo via https://flic.kr/p/2jr5z2o Govt finds devil is in detail for windfall tax on power companies

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s pledge to tax the “windfall” profits of power companies appeared to provide a neat solution to aspects of the ongoing energy crisis, however as details emerge it is becoming a source of more political controversy.

  • Photo by EC - Audiovisual Service Much riding on EU approval of plan to cap energy prices

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government is hoping to receive approval from the European Commission for its plan, set out by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a recent televised address, to cap energy prices for consumers – a policy that is the main weapon in New Democracy’s bid to fight back against the cost-of-living crisis and its political opponents.

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